La perle et l’oubli
- Gilles Gobeil
- Year of composition: 1999-2002
- Duration: 21:17
- Instrumentation: ondes Martenot and stereo fixed medium
A personal interpretation of a Gnostic text from the second century, entitled Hymn of the Pearl and attributed to Bardesanes (152-222).
[English translation: François Couture, iii-05]
La perle et l’oubli [Pearl and Oblivion] was premiered on January 7, 2002, at the Stadtgarten in Köln (Germany), at a concert presented by the WDR3, with Suzanne Binet-Audet at the ondes Martenot. The North American premiere took place on September 14, 2002, at a concert presented by the Vancouver New Music Society.
- January 7, 2002, Suzanne Binet-Audet, ondes Martenot • Concert, Stadtgarten, Cologne (Germany)
La perle et l’oubli (1999-2002, 21:17) by Gilles Gobeil